‘flatter…’ ….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

flatterFor I know not to give flattering titles;
in so doing my maker would soon take me away. – Job 32:22 

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “flatter…”.

Job 17:5 He that speaketh flattery to his friends,
even the eyes of his children shall fail.

Job 32:21 Let me not, I pray you,
accept any man’s person,
neither let me give flattering titles unto man.

Job 32:22 For I know not to give flattering titles;
in so doing my maker would soon take me away.

Psa 5:9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth;
their inward part is very wickedness;
their throat is an open sepulchre;
they flatter with their tongue.

Psa 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbour:
with flattering lips
and with a double heart do they speak.

Psa 12:3 The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips,
and the tongue that speaketh proud things:

Psa 36:2 For he flattereth himself in his own eyes,
until his iniquity be found to be hateful.

Psa 78:36 Nevertheless they did flatter him with their mouth,
and they lied unto him with their tongues.

Pro 2:10. When wisdom entereth into thine heart,
and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul;
11. Discretion shall preserve thee,
understanding shall keep thee:
12. To deliver thee from the way of the evil man,
from the man that speaketh froward things;
13. Who leave the paths of uprightness,
to walk in the ways of darkness;
14. Who rejoice to do evil,
and delight in the frowardness of the wicked;
15. Whose ways are crooked,
and they froward in their paths:

Pro 2:16 To deliver thee from the strange woman,
even from the stranger
which flattereth with her words;

17. Which forsaketh the guide of her youth,
and forgetteth the covenant of her God.

Pro 6:23. For the commandment is a lamp;
and the law is light;
and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

Pro 6:24 To keep thee from the evil woman,
from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Pro 7:5 That they may keep thee
from the strange woman,
from the stranger
which flattereth with her words.

Pro 7:21 With her much fair speech she caused him to yield,
with the flattering of her lips she forced him.

Pro 20:19 He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets:
therefore meddle not with him
that flattereth with his lips.

Pro 26:28 A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it;
and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Pro 28:23 He that rebuketh a man afterwards
shall find more favour
than he that flattereth with the tongue.

Pro 29:5 A man that flattereth his neighbour
spreadeth a net for his feet.

Eze 12:24 For there shall be no more any vain vision
nor flattering divination
within the house of Israel.

Dan 11:21 And in his estate shall stand up a vile person,
to whom they shall not give the honour of the kingdom:
but he shall come in peaceably,
and obtain the kingdom by flatteries.

Dan 11:32 And such as do wickedly against the covenant
shall he corrupt by flatteries:
but the people that do know their God shall be strong,
and do exploits.

Dan 11:34 Now when they shall fall,
they shall be holpen with a little help:
but many shall cleave to them with flatteries.

1Th 2:5 For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know,
nor a cloke of covetousness;
God is witness:
6. Nor of men sought we glory,
neither of you, nor yet of others,
when we might have been burdensome,
as the apostles of Christ

WordWeb Meaning “flatter”

Verb: flatter  fla-tu(r)

1. Praise or compliment someone, esp. insincerely or to win favour
“No matter how much the sisters tried to flatter their dad, he refused to buy any more tickets forrides“;
Make someone feel proud by praising them, or feeding their vanity

Adjective: flat (flatter,flattest)  flat

1.Having a surface without slope,
tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another

“a flat desk“; “skirts sewn with fine flat seams“;
level, plane

2.Having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness
flat computer monitors

3. Not modified or restricted by reservations
“a flat refusal“;
categoric, categorical, unconditional

4. Stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
found himself lying flat on the floor“;

5.(photography) lacking contrast or shading between tones

6. (of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone
“B flat

7. (biology) flattened laterally along the whole length
(e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)


8. Lacking taste, flavour or tang
“a flat diet“;
bland, flavorless [US], flavourless [Brit, Cdn], insipid, savorless [US], savourless [Brit, Cdn], vapid

9. Lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
“a flat joke“;

10. Having lost effervescence
flat beer“; “a flat cola

11. Sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
“the owl’s faint flat hooting“;
monotone, monotonic, monotonous

12. Horizontally level
“a flat roof

13. Lacking the expected range or depth; not designed
to give an illusion or depth

“a flat two-dimensional painting“;
two-dimensional, 2-dimensional

14. Not reflecting light; not glossy
flat wall paint“;
mat, matt, matte, matted

15. Commercially inactive
flat sales for the month“; “prices remained flat“; “a flat market

16. [Brit] Drained of electric charge; discharged
“a flat battery“;
dead, drained

Derived forms: flatters, flattering, flattered
See also: dull, even, horizontal, inactive, multidimensional, noneffervescent, planar, tasteless, thin, two-dimensional, uncharged, unerect, unexciting, unmodulated,unqualified, unstimulating
Type of: praise
Antonym: contrasty, disparage, natural, sharp
Encyclopedia: Flatter Flat, Puy-de-Dome

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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